ICICI bank, India’s largest private sector bank, has recently launched Asia’s first payment service -iMobileSmartKeys, using a smartphone keyboard, to make mobile payments easier.

This unique new feature is available on iPhone 5 and above and OS version iOS 8.1 and above.

How useful the ICICI bank’s iMobile SmartKeys payment service for us?

The service enables iMobile users to make quick and secure payments on any mobile application including chat, messenger, email, games or search browser without having to exit their current application in their smartphone. It provides the convenience of completing transactions in lesser steps than earlier, thereby reduces the transaction time.

iMobile SmartKeys

Customers can transfer money to their registered beneficiaries, pay their utility bills as well as recharge their mobile numbers, which are classified as ‘Favourites’ in their iMobile app.

What are the benefits of ‘iMobile SmartKeys’?

  • It’s faster and easier and complete your transaction in just 4 steps.
  • No need to interrupt your chat, transfer funds while chatting on any messenger.
  • You can also perform all transactions that you have saved as a favourite like bill payment, mobile recharge etc.
  • Uses state of art technology which is quick and secure.

 How the users of ‘iMobile’ can activate ‘iMobileSmartKeys’?

One can update/ download the iMobile app from the Apple store. The ‘iMobile SmartKeys’ is built into the new app update.

How users can access the iMobileSmartKeys on their smartphone?

Users can access the ‘iMobile SmartKeys’ by long pressing the ‘globe icon’ on their smartphone keyboard while they are chatting, gaming, browsing the internet or even sending mails. This allows them to make payments without having to exit the current application and launching another tab.



Megha Jain

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